Laurel L. Williams, DO
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Phone: 832-822-1900 New Patient Appts. | 832-822-3750 Return Appts./Other
Division Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Texas Children's Hospital
Director of Residency Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Child & Adolescent Psychiatry||2004|
|Baylor College of Medicine||residency||Psychiatry||2002|
|Baylor College of Medicine||internship||Psychiatry||2000|
|University of North Texas Medical School||medical school||Doctor of Osteopathy||1999|
Mental health and resiliency is foundational to our overall well-being and health. I work compassionately and collaboratively with young people, their families and the teams involved in their care to provide humanistic person centered care.
Clinical and Research Interests:
Early attachment and adolescent pregnancy
Suicidal and self-injurious behaviors
|Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)||Member (2005 - Current)|
|American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)||Member (2002 - Current)|
|American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT)||Member (2005-current)|
|Houston Association of Women Psychiatrists (HAWP)||Member (2002 - Current)|
|PRITE Editorial Board||Board Member (2016 - Current)|
|Texas Society of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (TSCP)||Member (2002 - Current)|
Bleiberg, E. Vyas, A. and Williams, L., Section 7: Pediatric Mental Health, Introduction to Pediatric Mental Health Rudolph’s Pediatrics 23rd Edition. 2018; pp 401-402. Editor Mark W Kline.
Saxena, K., Verrico, C.D., Kahlon, R.S., Amin, P.A., Arvind R., Patel, M., Sharp, C., Williams, L. L. & Shah, A. Borderline Features in Youth with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders. Adolescent Psychiatry (Bentham Science). 2017.
Williams, L. Sexson, S. Dingle, A and et al. Practical Applications for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Products in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training. Academic Psychiatry. Online Publication September 2015.
Williams, L & Sharp, C. Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescence: The Case for a Medium Stay Inpatient Treatment. Journal of Psychiatric Practice Volume 19, Number 2, March 2013.
Sharp, C & Carolyn Ha, Crystal Carbone, Sohye Kim, Katie Perry, Laurel Williams, Fonagy, P. Mentalizing in adolescent inpatients with borderline traits: Treatment effects. Journal of Personality Disorders 2012.
Williams, L., Fonagy, P., Target, M., Fearon, P., Sargent, J., Bleiberg, E., McGregor, J. 2006. Handbook of Mentalization-Based Treatment, Chapter 11: Training Psychiatry Residents in Mentalization-Based Therapy; pp. 223-232. Editors Allen & Fonagy.
Fearon, P., Target, M., Sargent, J., Williams, L., McGregor, J., Bleiberg, E., Fonagy, P. 2006. Handbook of Mentalization-Based Treatment, Chapter 10: Short-term Mentalization and Relational Therapy (SMART): An Integrative Family Therapy for Children and Adolescents; pp. 201-222. Editors Allen & Fonagy.